- 22/06/2021 at 9:05 pm #34155
Thank you in advance for welcoming me.
2 months ago, I was infected by the “Wayfarerus-21”, and I definitely love that change in our life.
I’m 53 and I was away from the dinghies for more than 35 years.
I have sailed until being a teenager on Optimist, 420 ou Caravelle.
Is there a clue?
Based nearly Paris and our boat too.
It is a lovely wooden model, it is got the number W447 on the transom, Mark I, probably built around 1961.
We are sailing with, as often as possible.
The boat needs some care, and I’ll surely ask you some questions.
I will be pleased to meet you.
Jérôme23/06/2021 at 7:00 am #34157
Here are some pictures to introduce ourselves:-
Jérôme23/06/2021 at 10:39 am #34160David VellaParticipant
Welcome aboard Jerome.
If you think your questions will be stupid, you should look at mine ! haha
Loads of helpful folk here and on the facebook group which is also great, but I think in terms of actual knowledge base you will gain more from this forum.
Happy Wayfaring!23/06/2021 at 12:53 pm #34161
You’re absolutely right, thanks a lot, David
I’ll stay there, in the forum.
(I closed my Facebook account 5 years ago, and I don’t want to reopen it)
I still try to understand how to post pictures here.
Topics are much more alive and dynamic when pics are in.
Where are you based, David?
Where do you plan to sail when your boat will being ready?
What kind of sail do you like? (day trip, coast cruising, race, … ?)
Jérôme24/06/2021 at 4:06 pm #34176Robert CraystonParticipant
Jerome ,I am also a new member and looking forward to getting on the water again. My question is about what would be a suitable small outboard motor or the possibility of an electric one .Does anybody have experience with one ? Robert 9528 Fever.24/06/2021 at 4:33 pm #34177
I’ve bought the small engine sold with the boat.
It’s a 2.5 suzuki 4 stroke. Very light (13 kg)
The only thing I can say:
the previous owner has usually hooked up the engine directly on the transom.
I’ll find an outboard bracket.
Jérôme24/06/2021 at 8:33 pm #34181
can you tell us your story about your boat? (in the forum’s “introduction” section?)
You are a new member because you’ve just bought it?
What can of sailing do you like?
In what part of the world are you with your Wayfarer?
Jérôme29/06/2021 at 7:31 pm #34286
Pictures embedded in the post, just above.
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